1 miles
244 ft
-157 ft
4,279 ft
High Point
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Howling Beagle Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #7553 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

The upper half of Howling Beagle is a classic single track that winds up a valley. There is a bit of riding on forest service roads on the lower half.

Access Info

This trail is best accessed directly from Schroeder Road Trail Head and is included in a number of loops.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for Howling Beagle bike trail
  • Altitude change
    87 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,125 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,192 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,279 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,952 ft
  • Distance down
    1,794 ft
  • Distance flat
    478 ft
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Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Dogl0rd (Jul 2, 2018 at 19:44)
       This is a pretty great trail. A generally smooth singletrack climb with a few small technical bits. I found the marked route on trailforks to be a little confusing however: the entire trail is marked blue, but some of it should be marked purple for forest road. After the initial singletrack entry to the trail you go down a hill and hit a forest road. Follow the forest road to the right and it will take you around an uphill bend to the left. When the forest road descends and you pick up speed the singletrack entry will be on your left. Basically, ignore the purple depiction of the forest road on your phone and trust your GPS when your phone says you are on the blue. Additionally the end of the trail looks much different than on singletracks. It doesn't go straight to a doubleteack at the top. Instead it curves around to the left and again to the right to set you on the forest road that takes you to Cookie monster.

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